Adenoidectomy is the surgery in which the adenoid glands are
removed. It is often done in children along with the tonsillectomy, the removal
of tonsils. Adenoid glands are located at the back of the throat and the nasal
airway. In children, they act as guards to prevent the attacks of pathogens.
After a certain age, children’s body become sufficiently immune to prevent the
attacks of pathogens. They would no longer require the functioning of the
adenoids . Why go for adenoidectomy? Adenoidectomy is performed on thousands of children every year.
However, it is not necessary in all cases of adenoid problems. Adenoidectomy is
administered only if the adenoids become infected repeatedly. If these glands
get infected, children would have a tough time. They would have problems with
eating, drinking, breathing and coughing. Adenoid removal in adults Adenoid removal in adults is rare. If the adenoids were not
removed in children, they would remain in the area between the nasal passage
and the back…